I am often asked about my “facilitator’s kit” – a bag of “stuff” I carry with me whenever I go facilitate a meeting.  Here is the basic kit for when I travel by train or plane: Flipchart markers Painter’s/low tack … Continue reading

I’ve been fascinated with the rhetoric used during the presidential primaries, so I was keenly interested in the Saddleback Civic Forum moderated by Pastor Rick Warren in Lake Forest, CA on Saturday. Granted, the audience was primarily Christian population which … Continue reading

I should have known better.  I was working with a team of experts from diverse organizations to consider a controversial proposal.  The participants were used to working together in previous meetings, and my client didn’t feel like a “team building” … Continue reading

I’m on vacation in Prince Edwards Island with my sweetie, Joseph Sherren and my son, Travis Arnold. Last night, we went to a summer concert at the Victoria Playhouse at Victoria-By-The-Sea. Liz Carroll, and amazing fiddler from Chicago and John … Continue reading

Your audiences are demanding you to be more engaging and interactive when giving a presentation. Whether you are selling an idea, sharing information, persuading them to action, they want to participate rather than be lectured to. As a certified professional … Continue reading